Every Indian temple has a story behind it. Many have several stories, told by different storytellers and spanning centuries.
Vishnu, searching for his beloved Lakshmi, chose the Seshachalam hills as his abode.
Vaishanavi, who was created from the Power of the three supreme goddesses to fight evil, transformed into the meditating goddess Vaishno Devi.
King Narasimha Deva I prayed to Surya for an heir. His prayers were answered. In gratitude, he constructed a magnificent temple to the benevolent sun god.
Amar Chitra Katha brings together the stories behind the famous temples of Tirupati, Vaishno Devi and Konark.
Temple in India is replete with stories from mythology and history. Built up over thousands of years they reflect the history, culture and art of their times. Many of these temples, like Tirupati and Vaishno Devi, are living shrines where the faithful throng to express their devotion. Others, like the sun temple of Konark, have become heritage monuments that preserve the glory of bygone days.
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